ICICS 2002

Fourth International Conference
on Information and Communications Security

Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), Singapore
9-12 December, 2002


The Fourth International Conference on Information and Communications Security (ICICS’02), after three successful previous events ICICS’97 in Beijing, ICICS’99 in Sydney and ICICS'01 in Xian,  is to be held in Singapore. ICICS’02  is sponsored and organized by Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), Singapore in co-operation with  the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Conference Topics
Original papers on all aspects of information and communications security are solicited for submission to ICICS’02.  Areas of interests include but not restricted to the following:

Access Control Authentication and Authorization
Biometric Security Cryptology
Database Security Distributed System Security
Electronic Commerce Security Fraud Control
Information Hiding and Watermarking Intellectual Property Protection
Internet and Intranet Security Intrusion Detection
Key Management and Key Recovery Mobile System Security
Network Security Operating System Security
Protocols and Their Analysis Risk Evaluation and Security Certification
Security Modeling and Architecture Virus and Worms
Submitted papers should not have been previously published or submitted in parallel  to other conferences. We encourage submission of papers discussing applied research and development.

Program Committee Chairs:
Robert H. Deng (Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), Singapore)
Sihan Qing  (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)

Organizing Committee:
Feng Bao (Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), Singapore)
Jianying Zhou (Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), Singapore)

Program Committee:
Feng Bao (Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), Singapore)
Colin Boyd (Queensland University of Technology, Australia)
Xiaotie Deng (City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
Dengguo Feng  (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
Li Gong (Sun Microsystems, USA) 
Dieter Gollmann (MicroSoft Lab at Cambridge, UK)
Yongfei Han (Onets, China)
Mohan Kankanhalli (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Kwangjo Kim  (Information and Communications University, Korea)
Chi-Sung Laih  (National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan)
Wenbo Mao  (Hewlett-Packard Labs, Bristol, UK)
Masahiro Mambo (Tohoku University, Japan)
David Naccache  (Gemplus, France)
Eiji Okamoto  (University of Tsukuba, Japan)
Jean-Jacques Quisquater  (UCL, Belgium)
Mike Reiter (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)
Bimal Roy  (Indian Statistical Institute, India)
Avi Rubin (AT&T Labs, USA)
Ravi Sandhu (SingleSignOn.Net and George Mason University, USA)
Shiuhpyng Shieh (National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan)
Paul Syverson (Naval Research Lab, USA)
Doug Tygar (University of California at Berkeley, USA)
Vijay Varadharajan  (Macquarie, Australia)
Yumin Wang  (Xidian University, China)
Yiqun Lisa Yin  (NTT MCL, USA)
Yuliang Zheng (University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA)
Jianying Zhou  (Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), Singapore)

Instruction For Authors
All submitted papers must be anonymous, with no author names, affiliations, acknowledgements, or obvious references. It should begin with a title, a short abstract, and a list of keywords . Papers should be at most 14 pages excluding the bibliography and well-marked appendices (using 11-point font and reasonable margins on letter-size paper), and at most 19 pages total. Committee members are not required to read the appendices, and so the paper should be intelligible without them. 

To submit a paper, send to icics02@lit.a-star.edu.sg a plain ASCII text email containing the title and abstract of your paper, the authors' names, email and postal addresses, phone and fax numbers, and identification of the contact author. To the same message, attach your submission (as a MIME attachment) in PDF or portable postscript format. Do NOT send files formatted for word processing packages (e.g., Microsoft Word or WordPerfect files). Authors also can send 4 hard copies of their anonymous papers  to Dr Robert H. Deng, Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), 21 Heng Mui Keng Terrace, Singapore 119613, Tel:    +65-6874-7862, Fax:   +65-67755-014 . 

Papers must be received by the deadline of 1 July 2002 . The camera ready copy of accepted papers will be requested in electronic form by 1 September 2002. By this date authors will be requested to have a confirmed registration to the conference.

Panel  proposals  should  include a  title, an  abstract  which describes  the topics  to  be  discussed, names of all proposed participants and assurance that the participants agree to serve on the panel.

Conference Proceedings
The proceedings of ICICS’02 will be published in Springer-Verlag’s Lecture Notes in Computer Science series and should be available at the conference. The authors of papers therefore are urged to comply with the SV Authors Instructions which are accessible from http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/authors.html

Important Dates
Submission                                                                             1 July 2002
Acceptance                                                                            10 August 2002
Camera ready copy                                                               1 September 2002